Lesotho: Informal employment

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 Lesotho

Informal employment, percent of total employment

 Latest value 72.00
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2019 - 2019
 Average 72.00
 Min - Max 72.00 - 72.00
 Source International Labour Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2019 to 2019. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 72 percent with a minimum of 72 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 72 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 72 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 50 countries is 56.43 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2019 is 72 percent.
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Definition: Informal employment as percent of total employment. Derived from national surveys conducted by the International Labour Organization.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 1.00 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 16.75 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 18.49 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 14.52 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 24.51 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 65.12 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 45.14 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 57.56 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 73.00 2023 percent
 Self-employment 38.90 2022 percent
 Informal employment 72.00 2019 percent
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